NY Mets Groundscrew

  • Full Time
  • Citi Field
  • $ 32.15/hr., 40 hours/week plus OT


The NY Mets Groundcrew positions are primarily responsible for aiding in field preparation and maintenance for MLB games, MLS conversions/games and special events. This is a Full-Time, year-round position.


  • Involved in the preparation, maintenance and repair of the field at Citi Field, this includes application of fertilizers and pesticides
  • Work with other members of the Stadium Operations Staff as directed
  • Ability to operate all equipment needed for field maintenance, including but not limited to sprayers, mowers and tractors.
  • Knowledge of infield skin maintenance, mound and plate maintenance, mowing skills and sod replacement.
  • Provide support in all other Stadium activities and special events as assigned by Management
  • Ability to lift heavy objects such as 50LB bags of fertilizer or calcined clay
  • Ability to pull Field Tarp quickly
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety manuals, equipment operation manuals and fertilizer and pesticide instructions in English
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends
  • Ability to work outside in the winter to assist with snow removal
  • This position requires shift work


  • New York State Pesticide Applicators License or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment
  • Must have at least 1-year of experience as a Groundskeeper at Professional Baseball or College facility • Experience in the use of turf equipment
  • 2- or 4-year degree from recognized turf or horticultural program preferred
  • Knowledge of chemicals used in turfgrass management
  • Experience with soccer, concert set ups and snow removal a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • $32.15/hour 40 hrs./per week plus OT
  • Medical, 401K, Annuity all through SEIU 32BJ

To apply for this job email your details to bdeacon@nymets.com